Item description for The Law Of Love: Book Three Of The River Of Freedom Series A Novel (River Of Freedom #3) by Tim Stafford...
Overview Acclaimed writer Tim Stafford uses a compelling and dramatic family of characters to bring life to the story of the national Prohibition movement during the early 1900s. Using romance, tragedy and inspiration, Stafford gives readers a firsthand view of the role Christians played in Prohibition.
Publishers Description This well-told story is the third book in the River of Freedom series and follows the life of newspaper reporter Marion K. (M.K.) Nichols. M.K. experiences the tragedy that can come from alcohol when his actress wife, Darla, dies in an alcohol-related accident. Later he is converted and begins to write for Christian causes. This sets the stage for an inspired crusade in the national Prohibition movement. Through M.K.'s involvement, readers meet a parade of colorful and sometimes-corrupt characters on both sides of the issue. "The Law of Love" is an entertaining, historically accurate account of the role Christians played in Prohibition.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.04" Width: 5.96" Height: 0.95" Weight: 1.26 lbs.
Release Date Mar 6, 2001
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Series River Of Freedom
Series Number 3
ISBN 0785269088 ISBN13 9780785269083
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More About Tim Stafford
Stafford is a Senior Editor for Christianity Today.
Tim Stafford currently resides in Santa Rosa, in the state of California. Tim Stafford was born in 1950.
Tim Stafford has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about The Law Of Love: Book Three Of The River Of Freedom Series A Novel?
Fascinating look into the history of the prohibition movement Oct 13, 2007
I was enthralled by this book from the moment I opened the first page. It is a very thoroughly researched and well written book that reveals the Prohibition movement for what it really was, a movement done by sincere people who wanted to improve the human condition in America. It shows the complexities of the movement, and how while at first actually very successful, eventually collapsed due to the powers that be. A fact which after reading the book actually I found distressing.
Although, I found the book under the Christian Fiction category it actually has one or two swear words in it and perhaps a little more detail into the physical attraction the lead character feels for his wife than I usually expect in this category. However, for those with as sensitive taste as mine, it is still tolerable. I gather the author favors the Methodist denomenation for the characters in the entire series are always Methodist. Nonetheless, I very much recommend this book. It is enthralling and so very enlightening into a part of our Nation's history that is rarely fully explained.